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Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
and frankly, next year is the big window we have. right after the election, the first-year, either romney's first-year or obama, who will never run for reelection again, so people not have to worry about it. this will be the window to cut the budget in some significant way, or at least have an outline for cutting the budget, and reform the tax system in some kind of significant way. the question is will it be the big picture reforms we need or will it be a 12-month solution. but they will have to do something that will hurt. i hate to say that. >> hurt everybody? >> yes. the only reason i would hesitate is that probably at the bottom of the income scale, hit make sure they are not hurt. >> what would you say to someone watching the elections and listening to the candidates, and they all promise that if you elect me, everything will be fine? it happened four years ago. >> it happened eight years ago, 12 years ago, 14 years ago. everybody is not the point to be fine. what i hope will happen is that he will have been shared sacrifice. everyone will suck it up and grow up and enough already a
Oct 14, 2012 11:00pm EDT
martinez campaigns for mitch romney in nevada. -- mitt romney in nevada. >> this week, evan thomas discusses his narrative, "ike's bluff." >> evan thomas, author of "ike's bluff." discussion throughout the entire book, ike's health. why? >> he had a stroke. he had a stomach operation. he was old. he was at the time the oldest president ever. he smoked four packs a day up until 1949. his health was not great. he was a robust man, but an old man with serious health issues. they got to him. >> dr. snyder. >> he was his personal doctor. he seemed to be at the white house 24-7. he kept a diary. they feared if ike got to tents and to worry, he would have another heart attack. he said, mr. president, you have to relax. he would say, what you think this job is? of course he was worried. that was a constant theme. >> who was howard snyder? >> he was his personal doctor, older, an army surgeon. it was happenstance he became a doctor. he was not properly trained. he misdiagnosed ike's heart attack. ike could have died in 1955. he was a good, old fashioned general practitioner. he knew his pat
Sep 30, 2012 8:00pm EDT
will that difference be if you elect mitt romney or barack obama? >> what is a definite difference? in relation to this conversation? >> i will not go there. i need to live. also tell me who will be in the senate and who will be in the house. you will tell me all of these things. >> when we discuss this election, no one ever factors and the house. they only talk about the president. >> i do not. i am working on something about how little the president has compared to what people think he has. it is really not a question of who wins. it is a question of whether people grow up picture. maybe they will because they know they need to and parties will restrain the zealous and grow up and act like grown-ups. it has nothing to do with wins and loses. voters will elect these guys. the people who are going to do this. the voters do not do it. the people do it. >> are the people saying to these elected officials, this is what we want you to do? >> there is a large element of that, i fear. we want definitely some of the voters to grow up. and realize that someone who was willing to go to washington and co
Oct 21, 2012 8:00pm EDT
romney in new hampshire. tomorrow on "washington journal," jonathan tepperman journal," jonathan tepperman
Oct 21, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the right to pursue happiness. >> watch and engage monday as president obama and mitt romney meet in their final debate. moderated by cbs' bob schieffer from lyn university in boca raton, florida. our debate preview starts at 7:00 p.m. eastern, followed by the debate, live at [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> this week on "q&a," steve inskeep discusses his book, "instant city: life and death in karachi." >> steve inskeep, when did you first go to work for npr? >> i had been freelancing a while, and hired me to cover politics. i would cover anything that needed done that nobody else would do. on my first full day there, i got on a plan to cover the new hampshire primary. i have been doing it ever since. i have been sent to cover plant cresses, wars, and i really enjoy myself. >> why radio? >> ipad started in high school in radio. my brother got on staff. i figured if my older brother could do it, i could do it. i got on staff. i called football games and basketball games. in college, i got paid $10 a
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